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Lemon Meringue Tart for Two

A mile-high meringue is possible only if the egg white, bowl and beaters are at room temperature.

» Lemon Meringue Tart for Two

Pomegranate Duck

Duck breasts may seem too fancy for the average weeknight, but they roast up beautifully and quickly. This preparation, with its luscious ruby-colored sauce, is definitely one that will impress.

» Pomegranate Duck

Pacific Sole with Oranges & Pecans

Not so long ago, Dover sole meant an overcooked fillet swimming in butter, dotted with tasteless dried herbs and soaked in too much lemon juice. But sole deserves a comeback: it can become a satisfying, sophisticated, one-skillet dinner with very little effort. The recipe can easily be doubled.

» Pacific Sole with Oranges & Pecans

Chocolate Fondue

The chocolate will stiffen if it gets cold, so enjoy it while it's still warm. Skewer and dip anything you like—pear slices, dried apricots, even marshmallows.

» Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate Soufflé

Soufflés may look like a restaurant-only dessert, but they are actually easy to make. Whip them up right after dinner and enjoy while they're still warm from the oven.

» Chocolate Soufflé

French Onion Beef Tenderloin for Two

We took the comforting flavors of French onion soup and turned them into an easy bistro-style steak dinner. Tender filet mignon gets smothered with sweet caramelized onions and topped by a crispy, Swiss cheese-covered crostini. Serve with green beans and smashed potatoes with buttermilk and chives.

» French Onion Beef Tenderloin for Two

Seared Salmon with Green Peppercorn Sauce for Two

In this recipe for two, a simple sauce of piquant green peppercorns, lemon juice and butter top seared salmon. Green peppercorns come from the same plant as black ones, but are harvested before they mature. Typically packed in vinegar, they have a refreshingly sharp flavor. Look for them near the capers in most supermarkets. Serve with smashed red potatoes and sautéed kale

» Seared Salmon with Green Peppercorn Sauce for Two


Say “I love you” with a healthy, romantic dinner for two.

Looking for a delicious and affordable way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day? Win your way to that special someone’s heart with a romantic meal at home. Our enticing Valentine’s Day collection is full of healthy and delicious recipes and menus to make an intimate dinner for two, as well as decadent chocolate desserts that taste indulgent but won’t add inches to your waistline. So light some candles, uncork your favorite bottle of wine and add some healthy romance to your life with these homemade meals for two!

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Healthy Valentine's Day Recipes: Main Dishes for Two

Combine miso, mirin, soy sauce and ginger, and you get a...
Cube steak is a tougher cut of meat pounded to make it...
This recipe for two pairs curry-coated scallops and brown...
We took the comforting flavors of French onion soup and...
Not your Irish grandmother's stew, this version was...
Here's an easy main dish that's sure to set you...
Orange marmalade and freshly grated orange zest make a...
Prince Edward Island may account for a healthy share of the...
Apples and fennel pair beautifully in this dish.
This gravlax is a play on the traditional Scandinavian...
Not so long ago, Dover sole meant an overcooked fillet...
Duck breasts may seem too fancy for the average weeknight,...
Apples and mild white miso lightly sweeten this easy one-...
Paper-thin slices of prosciutto are turned into a salty,...
This recipe for jumbo shrimp wrapped in thin strips of...
Ooey-gooey cheese, crispy breadcrumbs and plenty of sauce...
“Yakitori” is a Japanese word that literally means “grilled...
In this recipe for two, a simple sauce of piquant green...
When you think “mussels” you may not instantly think “...
This fresh-tasting citrus relish will perk up even the most...
This beef stew for two replicates the flavors in tzimmes, a...
Sautéed radicchio, fennel and carrots are topped with...

Healthy Valentine's Day Recipes: Side Dishes for Two

EatingWell's updated version of creamed spinach has a...
Quick and versatile, serve this couscous alongside any...
Acorn squash makes a sweet substitute for potatoes in this...
Pine nuts and sweet golden raisins brighten up sauteed...
Bacon and blue cheese transform spinach into a stellar side...
A delicious and quick spinach saute is a nice addition to...

Healthy Valentine's Day Recipes: Desserts for Two

The chocolate will stiffen if it gets cold, so enjoy it...
Soufflés may look like a restaurant-only dessert, but they...
A mile-high meringue is possible only if the egg white,...
Vanilla-infused ricotta cheese is the perfect foil for...
Make extra raspberry sauce to have on hand for making...
Who says you can't have your tart and eat it, too?...
Black pepper gives sweet strawberries a kick in this free-...

Healthy Valentine's Day Recipes: Special Chocolate Desserts

If you're a fan of the classic Italian dessert...
The haunting, subtle flavor of chai spices adds depth and...
Chocolate cream pie isn’t just a diner special—it’s the...
If you prefer, fill these chocolate crepes with vanilla...
Inspired by the (now) old-school, ultra-rich, mousselike...
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these chocolate-dipped dried...
Dip clementine segments into melted chocolate for a healthy...
A sprinkling of crystallized ginger and dried cranberries...
Chocolate-dipped graham crackers make a satisfying after-...
These chocolate-dipped pecans get an elegant finish from a...
Dried pineapple rings dipped in melted chocolate and...
Satisfy your sweet tooth (and your salty tooth!)...
Perfect for Valentine’s Day or a birthday, these chocolate-...
Turn this moist, dense and truly chocolaty cake into an...
Our mousse reformation, with only 248 calories and 6 grams...
Coconut macaroons meet dark chocolate truffles in these...
Some molten-cake recipes call for simply underbaking the...

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